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Come experience the University of Waterloo with Renison University College in a supportive academic community where everyone can follow their passion. You will also have the opportunity to experience the uniqueness of each individual that walks through our halls as being part of a close-knit residence community consisting of 220 people.

Discover why studying at Renison is such a rewarding experience. You can check out the credit programs on offer for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate programs. You can also look into our Community and Professional Education programming.

This site contains information on course prerequisites, residence, and a variety of supports Renison offers to students such as course selection and accommodation. We aim to make studying at Renison a great learning experience as well as one in which you’ll make new friends and enjoy a great lifestyle in a great city, Waterloo.

If you have other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  1. Nov. 10, 2017Renison offers first online Arabic course in CanadaComputer opened to Studies in Islam website

    Original article in the Waterloo Daily Bulletin

  2. Oct. 16, 2017Invisible disabilities week speaker (and alumnus) interviewed on CBC radioRick Green with a Renison flag

    Rick Green will be joining us at Renison University College (Renison) tomorrow October 17, to talk to us about his experience of getting a degree with ADHD. Green was diagnosed years after graduation but has insightful information and advice to share with everyone.

  3. Oct. 16, 2017A message to our friends and colleagues from MexicoCanada and Mexico hands locked together

    In the wake of two powerful and devastating earthquakes in Mexico over the past two weeks, the entire community of Renison University College extends its sincere condolences to all those affected.

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  1. Nov. 23, 2017Arab Culture in DiasporaArab cultural art

    Celebrate Arab art and culture in diaspora through theatre, poetry, and traditional music.

    Studies in Islam, at Renison University College, invites you to join Arab-Canadian artists from Syria, Jordan and Iraq as they present vivid representations of Arab culture and identity in a Canadian context as part of this free community event at East Campu

  2. Nov. 27, 2017Remembering: A SymposiumA woman has a tattoo of a pink ribbon with butterfly wings

    Death, memorialization and the afterlife in the digital age

    Please join us for a symposium discussing the effects of the digital age on our remembrance of those who have died and dealing with grief.

  3. Dec. 1, 2017Alumni Event: Doon Lantern Light TourGuides dressed in winter clothing stand with lit lanterns

    Join Renison and other "across the creek" college alumni for an exclusive event at Doon Heritage Village in Kitchener.

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  1. Nov. 3, 20169 key questions every university you visit must be able to answer so you can make the best decision about which school you choose9 key questions every university must be able to answer so you can make the best decision about which school you choose!

    IN TODAY’S FIERCELY COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE, YOU CAN’T AFFORD THE RISK OF CHOOSING THE SCHOOL THAT IS NOT THE EXACT FIT FOR YOU!

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